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Description of Rhododendron keysii

R. keysii 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly tubular, pendulous, deep red to salmon pink, usually bicolored, lobes often yellow. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, up to 6" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Often straggly or leggy shrub 

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Geographical Origin: 

India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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